Course Info

BTEC L2 Extended Certificate Applied Science

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

Four grade 3’s including one in a science subject and one in mathematics


1 Year

Course Content

This course builds on the concepts and skills you have learnt at school with a more practical angle, coursework focus. The work on this course is equivalent to GCSE level. You will learn about basic scientific theories and practical techniques, methods used in scientific investigation, how science is represented in the media, working in the science industry and laboratory based calculations. This course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs.

Special Features

Hi-tech laboratories, highly experienced teachers and opportunities to get involved with independent scientific study outside of class time. Learners will also undertake GCSE mathematics study sessions to help them improve their maths skills vital to studying a science course.

Course Format

full time


From the level 2 in Applied Science you will progress onto the level 3 in applied Science that is studying more advanced scientific concepts, principles and experiments. This is the pathway taken by people who want to work in a scientific field or study a science related subject at university.